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Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and if they have enough tax revenue which, of course, they don't have now because we have the lowest tax revenue since 1950, or at least it's been a long, long time, and there are things that the federal government can work with the states. give the states the power to use the money the way they want to. i agree to a certain degree the federal government needs to get out of the way, but as far as providing block grants, that what the federal government should do. >> congressman cantor. cantor: again, i would just say that, wayne, you just mischaracterized my statements once again. i said i am for block grants. i think that the state ought to have control. i'm not saying that washington shouldn't give the states the money. yes, states should have the money from washington, okay? transportation is a governmental function. and, yes, we all believe that i think in the jeffersonian tradition of a limited government. and that's what we're trying to get to. and so, you know, you mentioned the lowest tax revenue and you didn't say since when, but i will tell you there's a reason for that. the reason is
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am EDT
level, and whether we look at tax returns, i mean, it's a lot more complicated than the eligibility that we're using for this population. >> so shifting gears, the exclusivity ban is coming up at the fcc. my understanding is the chairman has circulated an order that would allow the ban to expire october 5th. um, some comcast networks that doesn't really matter for because there are conditions under the nbc merger, you have until 2018, but not every network that you're affiliated with, right? for instance, weather channel or a&e, or do they fall under that same? >> guest: look, i don't want to -- i know there have been a recent flurry of exparties on the subject, i'd rather just stick with our position. and you really do, and, amy, you can appreciate this. you have to start with the legislation, you have to start with what congress said. and it's amazing to me that the opponents of an effort to allow the exclusivity ban to expire have just sort of forgotten that there's actually a piece of legislation that congress passed which set out a standard that the fcc is supposed to apply. an
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